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912 -Leaders Learn from Other Leaders

Every Saturday morning at 7:30, I get up to participate  in a great Twitter discussion surrounding education, learning, technology and how to be a more effective leader (shoutout to #satchat).  Throughout the week there are various discussions that continue to … Continue reading

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#914 – Leaders Celebrate Victories

“Celebrate good times, C’mon!!…..It’s a celebration! 🙂 – Kool and the Gang. Throughout the year, offices and organizations all over will take some time during a day, havesome cake and sing happy birthday to one of their co-workers.  It’s a … Continue reading

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#916 – Fear of Change Keeps Leaders Inside the Lines

The other day I was watching my six year old daughter color a picture of one of the Disney Princesses.  She was working diligently to get different colors on the page, trying to create…or re-create an image that she could … Continue reading

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#918 – Leaders Color Outside of the Lines

Do you remember as a kid learning to color?  A coloring book would be given to you and some fantastic Crayola crayons and off you go.  You would work diligently to try and match the right shade of green to … Continue reading

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#919 – Leaders Notice the Little Things

It doesn’t have to be much, but have you ever noticed that a small compliment can go a long way.  Someone makes a change in their appearance and you notice..there is better organization and you notice…a new introduction is made … Continue reading

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#920 – Leaders Look at Different Perspectives

Is there only one way to look at things? If you are following the 2012 Presidential Election you are sure to notice, or at least see all of the ads that talk about different views.  You’ll hear candidates say they … Continue reading

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#924 – Asking for Feedback Helps to Re-Launch a Vision

One of the sports I love watching my son play is baseball.  I know that the NFL is the most popular American sport and that the NBA has a huge international appeal, but baseball…baseball is America’s National Pastime.  Watching baseball … Continue reading

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#926 – Leaders Stick the Landing

It was sixteen years ago when we all watched that vault…you remember the vault that catapulted the Magnificent Seven into Olympic Champion lore.  Kerri Strugs had just fallen on her first attempt.  In fact, it was the third fall in … Continue reading

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#929 – Feedback shows a willingness to be wrong

This post resumes a quest I started almost a year ago to begin identifying one thousand leadership traits that can be used and lived into everyday.  After a few weeks off, let’s get back to it. Everyday and in most … Continue reading

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#930 – Leaders Seek Feedback to Grow and Learn

For those of us who live in the midwest, spring usually cannot come quick enough.  A normal winter hibernates the majority of people with the exception of having to go to work and attend school.  When the sun finally shines, … Continue reading

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